The Longplayer

Artist and musician Jem Finer’s Longplayer is, famously, the longest piece of music ever written, constantly playing and never repeating for 1,000 years (started in 2000). It is currently housed in a lighthouse on Trinity Buoy Wharf, London and can be streamed via the internet; sections are also often performed live by musicians. Finer’s creation lives neither exclusively in the Art or Music world, but some have felt the need to try and define it…

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Music student at KCL and artist living and working in London, from Margate - interested in contemporary art and music, literature, food and film.

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